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Group Leader | C&K Strathpine South Childcare

Brisbane - Northern Suburbs

Group Leader | C&K Strathpine South Childcare

  • 492700
  • Brisbane - Northern Suburbs
  • Lead Educator (Group Leader)
  • Permanent Full Time

About C&K 

The Childcare and Kindergarten Association Limited (C&K) is a not-for-profit early childhood provider with nearly 350 early childhood education and care services located across Queensland. C&K acknowledges that each child and family have unique early education and care requirements and so we provide a range of different programs including childcare, kindergarten, outside school hours' care and integrated services. 

We offer a holistic approach to high quality education.  This includes, not just learning but also building meaningful relationships to ensure that children feel safe, secure and supported. This centre will specialise in nature pedagogy and will have bright and natural spaces which include modern and natural outdoor play spaces featuring mud play, sand pits, a dry creek with pumping water and a nature reserve for the children to explore. 

About the role:

C&K Strathpine South Childcare Centre is a 5-room service offering Early Childhood Education for children from 6 weeks through to 5 years. It is one of C&K’s bigger centres (licensed up to 125 children per day) it can be described as fast paced yet a fun and supportive environment where we encourage and strongly promote personal and professional development and innovative thinking. 

At C&K Strathpine South, we are currently seeking a qualified Group Leader to work across all ages in our centre. The successful educator will pride themselves on their mentoring ability and have a passion for working closely with educators within the learning environment. We are looking for someone with exceptional relationships with families and children, and who is dedicated to furthering their own learning as an early childhood professional.

This is a permanent full time position, 38 hours per week on a rotating roster between the hours of 6:30am to 6:30pm, Monday to Friday

About you 

An experienced early childhood Educator, you will be energetic, fun, passionate and committed to supporting and guiding children’s learning and development. You will have the following:

  • Diploma qualification in early childhood (qualification must be recognised by ACECQA); or enrolled and actively working towards
  • Current First Aid, CPR and Asthma & Anaphylaxis certification
  • Hold or willing to obtain a paid Blue Card
  • Previous experience working with children
  • Passion for creating and delivering a simulating learning environment
  • An understanding of the provision of a safe, well planned indoor and outdoor learning environment
  • Skilled with documenting observations of children's behaviour and development, in the form of learning stories
  • An ability to implement a planned program, in collaboration with the Assistant Educator, ensuring the needs of individual children and the group are met

The benefits

C&K offers a number of benefits to its employees including:

  • Above award wages
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Additional non-contact time
  • Discounted fees to study with the C&K College of Early Childhood
  • Salary packaging options
  • Priority access to C&K childcare and kindergarten services
  • Return to work support
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

C&K is committed to an inclusive workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.  

All C&K employees are required to undergo background checks which includes a police check.

Please note the advertising closing date is indicative only. C&K reserve the right to close the advertisement before this date is reached. Therefore, it is encouraged that you submit your application as soon as possible. 

If this sounds like you, apply now! 

 

Please be aware that the Queensland Government’s COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for Workers in a high-risk setting Direction requires all workers who enter, work in, or provide services in an early childhood education and care setting to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  This Direction applies to C&K. 

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